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Treatment Center in India Exposed As Drug Den

By John Lavitt

A group of local activists organized a raid on the government-run agency after hearing multiple reports that officials were dealing drugs to patients. MORE  

The Crescent and the Needle: The Remarkable Rise of NA in Iran

By John Lavitt

Narcotics Anonymous has thrived in Iran since 1990, second in membership and groups only to the United States. The Fix takes a look inside the phenomenon. MORE  

Our People in Havana

By James Giuliani

Alcoholics Anonymous in Cuba is the same as everywhere else. Only with more technicolor, enthusiasm and love than I've found anywhere else. MORE  

How Alcoholism Scars India

By Kristen McGuiness

Amid alarming reports of soaring sexual assault rates, The Fix reports from India on the extent to which alcohol is to blame. MORE  

Denmark Wants to Import Marijuana From US

By McCarton Ackerman

Copenhagen's council plans to legalize pot on a trial basis—but where to get the weed? MORE  

New Mexican Pres Urges US to Help End Drug War

By McCarton Ackerman

Enrique Peña Nieto says that more US-Mexico collaboration would benefit the economy and security of both nations. MORE  

Our World in Smoke

By Bryan Le

A fascinating map of global smoking rates yields some surprising information. MORE  

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